Surf photography makes the world go round. Our world, at least. It helps pro surfers put food on the table. It provides humble magazine folk with something to create. And it gives everyday surfers a dream to chase and — most importantly — the inspiration to chase it. Here are the top five photographers from the 2014 Follow The Light Photo challenge, in honor of the late Larry “Flame” Moore. It’s the most prestigious award in surf photography and it highlights the most talented aspiring surf photographers from all over the world. Often times, photos speak louder than words so listen closely to the gallery above.